An Improved Lightweight Privacy Preserving Authentication Scheme for SIP-Based-VoIP Using Smart Card

In the past few years, secure information sharing became very popular in the area of immigration, military applications, healthcare, education, foreign affairs, etc. As secure communication utilizes both wireless and wired communication mechanizations for exchanging sensitive information, security and privacy of the information exchange cannot be easily compromised. To moderate the security, integrity, authenticity, and privacy issue...

ESP8266 Robotics Projects

The ESP8266 Wi-Fi module is a self-contained SOC with an integrated TCP/IP protocol stack and can give any microcontroller access to your Wi-Fi network. It has a powerful processing and storage capability and also supports application hosting and Wi-Fi networking. This book is all about robotics projects based on the original ESP8266 microcontroller board and some variants of ESP8266 boards. It starts by showing all the necessary thi...

Systems, Cybernetics, Control, and Automation

Systems, cybernetics, control, and automation (SCCA) are four interrelated and overlapping scientific and technological fields that have contributed substantially to the development, growth, and progress of human society. A large number of models, methods, and tools were developed that assure high efficiency of SCCA applied to practical situations. The real-life applications of SCCA encompass a wide range of man-made or biological sy...

Samsung Galaxy S9 For Dummies

The bestselling guide to getting the most out of your Android Samsung Galaxy S9 Samsung Galaxy S9 For Dummies documents all the features and capabilities of this popular smartphone, approaching them from the point of view of a user who is perhaps a bit baffled by the documentation and online support that comes with the phone. All aspects of the device are covered, from setup and configuration, to extensive use of the new features and...

Executing Temporal Logic Programs

Temporal logic is gaining recognition as an attractive and versatile formalism for rigorously specifying and reasoning about computer programs, digital circuits and message-passing systems. This book introduces Tempura, a programming language based on temporal logic, Tempura provides a way of directly executing suitable temporal logic specifications of digital circuits, parallel programs and other dynamic systems. Since every Tempura...

Harnessing the UEFI Shell

Focusing on the use of the Uefi Shell and its recently released formal specification, this book unlocks a wide range of usage models which can help people best utilize the shell solutions. This text also expands on the obvious intended utilization of the shell and explains how it can be used in various areas such as security, networking, configuration, and other anticipated uses such as manufacturing, diagnostics, etc. Among other to...

The Internet of Things : Living in a Connected World

Over the last few years the Internet of Things (IoT), the large network of devices ('things') connected to the internet and able to send and receive data has become a very hot topic, sparking much excitement and debate across industries. This ebook provides a collection of articles discussing the role, impact, benefits, and issues around the current and future Internet of Things.

A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, 4th Edition

The Most Useful Tutorial and Reference, with Hundreds of High-Quality Examples for Every Popular Linux Distribution “First Sobell taught people how to use Linux . . . now he teaches you the power of Linux. A must-have book for anyone who wants to take Linux to the next level.” –Jon “maddog” Hall, Executive Director, Linux International Discover the Power of Linux—Covers macOS, too! Learn from hundreds of realistic, high-quality examp...

Corrosion of Steel in Concrete

Corrosion of Steel in Concrete provides information on corrosion of steel in atmospherically exposed concrete structures and serves as a guide for those designing, constructing and maintaining buildings, bridges and all reinforced concrete structures. This new edition incorporates the new European standards as well as USA and other international standards. It also covers developments in galvanic and impressed current cathodic protect...

Fundamentals of Liquid Crystal Devices

From laptop computers and mobile phones to digital cinema, Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs) are integral components in an increasing array of highly desirable consumer electronics and communication devices, and are already the predominant technology used in flat panel displays. This inter-disciplinary book is intended as an introductory guide to the fundamental properties of liquid crystals and their applications in display and photoni...